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Reactive Strength

How a bony white boy from Buffalo increased his strength by a whopping 60 pounds in 56 days!

Precision Nutrition for 2002 and Beyond

Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.

Clean Livin'

A T-man Guide to Health

Soy is Still Bad Protein

Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.

The Next Poliquin? Part 2

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 2

The Next Poliquin? Part 1

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1

Dirty Tricks

How to avoid getting ripped off when buying supplements.

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

Pressing Power

Don’t get pinned. Here are the five main reasons you get stuck at the bottom of a bench press.

Bucking the Trends

Have the balls to make up your own mind!

Booming Biceps – Part 2

Balance and Stability

Booming Biceps – Part 1

How to unleash your core strength to achieve explosive arm development

The Skinny Bastard Diet

An eating program for those who "can't gain weight"

Knife Fight!

Facing an Edged Weapon

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

Bodybuilder, Heal Thyself

An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin

Long Live Your Bench

I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!

The Ian King Cheat Sheets - Part 2

Think of this as the Cliff Note's to the Ian King 101 class. Here you'll find the highlights of Ian's training principles that have changed the way most of us workout.

The Ian King Cheat Sheets - Part 1

Think of this as the Cliff Note's to the Ian King 101 class. Here you'll find the highlights of Ian's training principles that have changed the way most of us workout.

Estrogen's Dirty Little Secret

As it stands now, sooner or later, your prostate will start to swell up like the dinner rolls momma's baking in the oven. At best, this unwanted hypertrophy will just obstruct urine flow. At worst, it'll develop into cancer.

The Lost Secret of Ab Training

If a trainer were to come to us and say he had a method of ab training that would reduce the waist size of anyone in three weeks, we'd ask him what he was selling and then kick him out the door. Luckily, Don Alessi was a fast talker and before we could introduce him to the sidewalk, he'd convinced us that he had some pretty nifty ideas.